Unique, dynamic, independent and international, the Architectural Association School of Architecture was originally set up in 1847 as a public forum and learned society, in/famously founded by 'a pack of troublesome students'. The AA is much more than the UK's oldest school of architecture; the school is the nexus of a global conglomeration of contemporary architectural culture, as well as its pasts.
Mode Lab is a multi-disciplinary design and technology consulting firm. Mode Lab provides on-demand and in-person educational programming, consulting services, and digital support to industry-leading design entrepreneurs, corporate clients and academic institutions throughout the world. Grounded in the belief that learning should be a social process, Mode Lab's mission is to foster collaborative practices and collective insight across a dynamic, ever-evolving design community.
AA Visiting School
In more than 50 workshops, laboratories and nomadic studios, one Night School, one ONe-Year and two Semester Abroad programmes, a Summer School, Visiting Teachers Programme and Independents Group, a wide spectrum of students of all ages and backgrounds will convene at Bedford Square, London and around the planet to make, think, discuss and debate, thus actively shaping the future of architecture.
Plaxall has long been an active member of the Long Island City community. Over the years, Plaxall has employed a large number of people and provided space for many local businesses Plaxall has provided space for local community groups, including LIC Boathouse, Recycle-a-Bicycle and Art-O-Mat. Through the Mathis Pfohl Foundation, Plaxall has provided grants to numerous community groups, including religious organizations, arts institutions, settlement houses and other neighborhood organizations.
The Biomimicry Institute empowers people to create nature-inspired solutions for a healthy planet. We envision a world in which people view nature not as a warehouse of goods but as a storehouse of knowledge and inspiration for sustainable solutions.
Since 1940, Rigidized Metals Corporation has led the world in the development and production of deep-textured, three dimensional metals used in architectural, industrial and transportation applications. Rigidized products are known for their attractive, economical and functional appeal. The Rigidized process adds strength, impact resistance and the ability to hide scratches. It also allows for down-gauging, resulting in lighter, longer lasting products and reduced maintenance costs.
MACHINEMADE is an online manufacturing platform developed to meet the growing demand of creatives seeking to fabricate the imagined and produce the designed - enabling designers, artists, technologists, and the maker world at large to take their ideas to the next level, be it prototype or small scale production.
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they're ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of Autodesk software customers is everywhere you look.